Minimum Qualifications Applicants must also reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Applicant must have a minimum of two (2) years of practice experience.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General seeks a litigator to work in its Utica Regional Office located in Utica, N.Y. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of state court litigation, including claims, writs, Article 78s, and mental hygiene cases. The attorney will handle all phases of litigation from commencement through trial with post-trial briefs often required, and occasional travel. Trial experience is a must, and the ability to manage a large caseload is essential. Knowledge of the CPLR, and rules of evidence is required, and familiarity with the Court of Claims is a plus. Superior writing, analytical, organizational and negotiating skills are required. Applicant must have a minimum of two (2) years of practice experience.
Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received via email. To apply, please submit your complete application to email@example.com.
Applicants must indicate the position and reference code Reference No. UTC_AAG_3122 in their cover letter and subject line.
Applicants must submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov